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Posted 22 November 2017 - 03:00 PM

anyone have same issue? the listed price different than check out price.and they don't tell what's charge...

 

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Posted 22 November 2017 - 04:15 PM

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Posted 22 November 2017 - 09:51 PM

Their listed prices including those on Pricespy are apparently their cost price. Once you add it to your cart it shows the actual price for customers.

 

It means they likely always shows as the cheapest on Pricespy and when you add it to the cart you know how much they make on it.

 

Very unusual and put me off immediately.



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Posted 23 November 2017 - 07:55 AM

It gets weirder. I just did an experiment with the OnePlus 5, and it was the opposite of the situation in the OP. The price shown on PriceSpy was $830. I found it on their site, and it shows $1213. I added it to the cart, and it showed $830! So I don't know what's up...

 

The site menu is a mess to say the least. And when I had a read of their ToS yesterday that was pretty messy too. I'd probably avoid them, but I can't say anything about how good they actually are.


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Posted 08 December 2017 - 12:35 AM

It gets weirder. I just did an experiment with the OnePlus 5, and it was the opposite of the situation in the OP. The price shown on PriceSpy was $830. I found it on their site, and it shows $1213. I added it to the cart, and it showed $830! So I don't know what's up...

 

The site menu is a mess to say the least. And when I had a read of their ToS yesterday that was pretty messy too. I'd probably avoid them, but I can't say anything about how good they actually are.

 

It's a USD/NZD conversion. $830 USD at $1.46, which it was on 23 Nov, comes to $1213. So you see it on the site in NZD but you add it to the cart and it's in USD.


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Posted 08 December 2017 - 07:55 AM

Good spotting! However the screenshots in the OP show it the opposite direction, and both the cart and items page specifically state NZD. So while there's almost no way it is just a coincidence that the change matches the conversion, there is still something really strange going on. Maybe other currencies at play?


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Posted 08 December 2017 - 10:53 AM

I think they're most likely - or definitely! - drop shipping and the retail on their system is a bit confused. I wouldn't be surprised if they were using a cloud ERP somewhere that was in the local currency of the supplier but it doesn't convert without effort they haven't put in. But it doesn't seem like you can guarantee what the prices will be so...



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Posted 08 December 2017 - 12:05 PM

It's just strange... I can't seem to replicate it again either. As PayPal is the main payment option it is probably pretty safe buying off them – if their prices are worthwhile.


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